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Firm Profile: Stoel Rives LLP
760 SW Ninth Avenue, Suite 3000
Portland, Oregon 97205, United States
Phone: (503) 224-3380
Fax: (503) 220-2480
Areas of Practice
  • Labor & Employment Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Alaska
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Idaho
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington

Ninth Circuit Rules That Basing Employees’ Wages on Their Prior Compensation Violates the Equal Pay Act

Employers in the Ninth Circuit (which includes Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawai’i) can no longer justify pay differentials between male and female employees based upon employees’…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Washington Legislature Enacts Multiple Anti-Employer Statutes

In the recently concluded session, Washington legislators enacted numerous laws that will adversely affect employers of all sizes across the State. With so many changes, it is key that employers stay up to date and understand…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

California Supreme Court Instructs Employers How to Calculate Employee Overtime Pay Rate

In Alvarado v. Dart Container Corporation of California, the California Supreme Court determined how employers must calculate an employee’s overtime pay rate when the employee earns a bonus during a single pay period. While the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

California Proposes New Legislation Prohibiting Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

In the face of a continuing wave of highly publicized complaints of sexual misconduct in the workplace, California state senator Connie M. Leyva introduced Senate Bill 820. If passed, this law would prohibit the inclusion of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Trump NLRB Shakes Up the Labor World in Striking Down Numerous Obama Board Decisions

It might appear that on some years, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) issues a series of decisions just as the year comes to a close, but it is not because the Board wants to give out holiday presents (or, from the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

California Implements Significant Changes in the Employment Application Process, Employee Training, and Protected Leaves

On October 12, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed several bills regulating a wide range of employer actions, everything from the labeling of cleaning fluids to the employment application process. While compliance with…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

California Responds to Increased Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions

On October 5, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 450. With the passage of this bill, California becomes the first state in the nation to enact a law prohibiting employers from providing voluntary assistance to…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Employers Need Not Disclose Pay Data on EEO-1 Reports; September Deadline Moved to 2018

Employers can breathe a sigh of relief. The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) announced this week that it was removing a requirement that EEO-1 reports contain employee pay data. The now-defunct Obama-era requirement…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Department of Labor Seeks Input on New Rules for White Collar Exemptions

Employers know that the salary rule for “white collar” exemptions from President Obama’s Department of Labor (“DOL”) was blocked by a federal court last year (we blogged about that here). That rule would have more than doubled…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

The Washington Supreme Court Addresses Meal Break Claims

The Washington Supreme Court case Brady v. Autozone recently addressed the standards that apply when a non-exempt employee alleges that an employer did not provide meal breaks. In short: it is now clear that if a lawsuit is…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

California Court of Appeal Puts a Small Crack in the Glass Door

An employer who unfairly and inaccurately is slammed by a former employee (or maybe even a current employee!) on a job-posting or employer-rating website will often look to its lawyer for help. Surely the law protects against…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Communications & Media Law

Oregon Amends Sick Leave Law: 5 Key Clarifications

Oregon recently passed amendments to its statewide sick time law, clearing up several areas of uncertainty for employers. The amendments clarify that..…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Breaking News: Oregon Legislature Passes Employee Scheduling Bill

Oregon is poised to become the first state to enact a “secure scheduling” or “fair work week” law that will impose significant new employee scheduling requirements on certain categories of large employers. Senate Bill 828,…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Washington State to Consider Paid Family Leave

Last week, representatives of the business community and employee groups completed negotiations to create a paid family and medical leave insurance program in Washington. Many details need to be worked out, the actual…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Protecting Your Company and Your Employees During an ICE Raid

In light of the current administration’s approach to immigration enforcement, it is important that employers understand their legal rights and responsibilities when faced with potential raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law
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